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Latitude D820 -- Sluggish response

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#1 golfadmin


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Posted 18 February 2011 - 12:58 PM

Hi all,

I have a friend's laptop (Dell Latitude D820) and whenever she is working on it, it will randomly get slow/sluggish/unresponsive. I'm currently running Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Full Scan) and so far it's about 8 minutes into it and it has already found 98 objects. Granted, these could very well be nothing, I've come here in need of some help. I've run HJT but I don't want to post until asked.

Here's the machine's specs:

Microsoft Windows XP Pro SP3
Intel Core 2 T5600 (1.83GHz)

I realize she's only got a gig of ram but she's not doing anything terribly intensive other than editing some text documents. She is running an anti-virus by CA but it doesn't seem to be doing any scanning during the times she reports her machine slowing to a crawl.

Thanks in advance for the help.

I should add, it looks like it may be blocking the anti-virus she's running (CA Integrated Threat Management). It has a web interface but it won't come up.


Edited by golfadmin, 18 February 2011 - 02:58 PM.

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